Part-time Stipendiary Lectureship (Career Development) in Philosophy

Pembroke College wishes to appoint a 5-hour Stipendiary Lecturer (Career Development) in Philosophy, from 1 September 2020, for 2 years. The postholder will be responsible for teaching courses on Early Modern Philosophy, Aristotle, and the Philosophy of Religion, as well as providing further teaching in line with their research expertise. It would also be an advantage for the candidate to be able to teach courses on one or more of the following: Kant, Post-Kantian Philosophy, Aesthetics, Ethics, Practical Ethics, and Plato. The ability to teach the Politics courses Political Thought: Plato to Rousseau and/or Political Thought: Bentham to Weber is desirable but not necessary.

In addition to the teaching of up to 5 hours of tutorials per week in term time, averaged over the year, the lecturer will be required to work in conjunction with the Fellows in Philosophy in arranging teaching and in the admissions process. The successful candidate should have a doctorate, or be very near completion; relevant teaching experience, willingness to participate in administrative activities, and experience with the pastoral oversight of undergraduates will also be taken into consideration.

The stipend will be in the range of £11,463 - £12,893 p.a. depending on experience and qualifications. This is a part-time, fixed-term career development post aimed at offering early career academics the opportunity to gain experience in teaching and administration. The successful postholder will benefit from mentoring, individually agreed personal development, a personal research and teaching allowance of £908.32 p.a. and an entitlement to take some lunches and dinners in College throughout the year. All salary and stipend figures are 2019-20 rates and are subject to annual uplift.

This is a College vacancy and the terms and conditions of the post are available at: along with the Further Particulars. The University Terms and Conditions shown elsewhere on this site do not apply to this post.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and a covering letter electronically to the Academic Office ( by 12.00 noon on 18 June 2020 They should also provide the names and contact details of two referees, both of whom should send their letters of reference to the same email address by the same deadline. Interviews are planned to be held in the week commencing 6 July 2020.

The College is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.